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FDA strengthens warning on prescription anti-inflammatory medications

A decade's worth of research on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, has prompted the<p>Food and Drug Administrationto demand stiffer warnings on the labels of such prescription medications as celecoxib (marketed commercially as Celebrex) and diclofenac (Voltaren) about the increased risk …

Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

The adorable Pepper robot unveiled a year ago by Japan-based mobile and telecommunications company SoftBank has finally been made available to consumers, and it's been a roaring success.<p>According to CIO, the robot was launched on to the market at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20. Within a minute, all …

Robotics

Five Leadership Characteristics That Entrepreneurs Need

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In my role as Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, heading up the institution’s MBA program and with a keen research …

3 Things to Do If You Want to Become a CEO by Age 30

Co-founder and CEO, Visier<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When, at age 24, I told my boss (somewhat tongue in cheek) that I wanted to become a CEO, he nearly fell off his chair. It was 1974; I was a software developer working for IBM. At that time, lowly engineers were …

Hyper-accurate atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have created an atomic clock so precise that it won't lose or gain a single second in 15 billion years -- roughly the age of our universe.<p>But the clock isn't just steady, it's also amazingly accurate. So accurate in fact, that it can detect tiny changes in the speed of its ticks …

Why Do We Need Sleep?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Maslow's Human Needs<p><b>About Russell Foster's TED Talk</b><p>What do we know about one of our most basic needs: sleep? Not a lot, says circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster. We know we need to do it to stay alive, but much about it remains a mystery.<p><b>About Russell …

Big Data Grows Up

Over the past decades, analytics processes have been developed and deployed in a custom, one-off, artisanal fashion. This makes sense when high-value problems are being addressed, but not when it comes to affordably incorporating big data into the myriad small decisions a business makes every day. …

Data Warehousing

This terrifying video was filmed with the world's first self-powered camera

This video isn't just a little bit terrifying, it's the product of a prototype camera that can continually power itself — without using a battery.<p>When a camera sensor is exposed to light, the pixels use photodiodes to generate an electric current. That helps the sensor measure the intensity of the …

When Machines Replace Middle Management

In 1964, Isaac Asimov, wrote about a visit to the World’s Fair of 2014:<p><i>“The world of A.D. 2014 will have few routine jobs that cannot be done better by some machine than by any human being. Mankind will therefore have become largely a race of machine tenders.”</i><p>According to Carl Benedict Frey and …

Artificial Intelligence

Can You Lead - Or Do You Just Think You Can?

Have you ever met someone who convinced you they were really good at something – who seemed to know all about it, and could talk a great game — but then when they were put in a situation where they had to demonstrate their expertise…you found there was simply no “there” there.<p>It happens all the …

Blu's latest smartphones include one with a giant four-day battery

You might not need to swap batteries (or lean on an external battery pack) again. Blu Products has unveiled a deluge of Android smartphones at CES that includes the Studio Energy, a 5-inch device with a whopping 5,000mAh battery pack -- even the Droid Turbo's 3,900mAh looks modest by comparison. …

Mobile Technology

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

7 Strategies for Growing Your Savings to $1 Million

These days, having $1 million to your name is nowhere near as impressive as it used to be. And yet, putting away $1 million in a savings account is a major goal that requires a solid plan of attack to reach.<p>For instance, the chart below shows how much money you would have to save each month, …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

European Parliament passes vote asking for Google to be broken up

Earlier this week, there were reports that the European Parliament would recommend that Google search be split off from other parts of the business. Today, the Parliament has passed a vote the effectively confirms that intention. More specifically, the vote states "The online search market is of …

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers …